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Saraswathi Vedam wins Innovation Challenge from National Quality Forum

Saraswathi Vedam, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice, was one of five people to win the 2017 Innovation Challenge from the U.S. based National Quality Forum (NQF), for developing and validating patient-designed measures of autonomy and respect, as well as tools to capture patients’ reported mistreatment in maternity care.

Department Members Give Back – Steve Beerman, Cathy Ellis, Gurdeep Parhar

Department Members Give Back – Steve Beerman, Cathy Ellis, Gurdeep Parhar

Giving Back From tackling hemophilia in Uganda to teaching swimming lessons in Bangladesh, meet some of our faculty and students who are giving their time, talent and treasure to help communities at home and around the world.

2017 College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC College award winners announced

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC College of Family Physicians have announced a number of 2017 department award winners.  They are:   Karen Arnold,  Daniel Glazier Research Grant in Mental Health/Substance Abuse, College of Family Physicians of Canada Krista Burton, Medical Student Scholarship, BC College of Family Physicians Kurt Deschner, Resident […]

Dr. Joy Russell named Family Physician of the Year for BC

Dr. Joy Russell named Family Physician of the Year for BC

Joy Russell, a UBC clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Practice, has been named Family Physician of the Year in B.C. by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).